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Construction and Engineering

Health and Safety awareness Learn pipe cutting and threading pipe bending and pipe fitting. Make use of high quality materials such as copper pipes with solder joints and PVC pipes with push fit connections. Learn in unique work areas that will give allow you to fix a tap replace a radiator and look at Hot and cold water elements of plumbing.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    General interest to construction and plumbing.

    Assessment Method

    Assessment via continuous evidence in a portfolio

    Aims of the course

    To develop a basic knowledge of plumbing elements.

    Progression Opportunities

    On completion of this course learners will be considered for progression onto the L1 or L2 City and Guilds plumbing courses.


    The course will be delivered within our large open plan workshop and theory will be based in a classroom environment.

    Career Options

Course Details

Venue Deptford Bridge
Day/Eve Evening
Mode Part Time
Duration 18 weeks
Start Date 24/10/2022
End Date 10/03/2023
Course Code 3PLAK9A0


For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 362
24+ Please Enquire
International £2,160

And Then?

Oluwagbemi Oladimeji

Oluwagbemi Oladimeji

"Passion, discipline and dedication are the watchwords of being successful – not only in this industry but also in being a better human."

Omobolaji Raimi

Omobolaji Raimi

"It was not easy to get a job in the engineering industry, so I continued with some short courses and agency work to get more experience. This really helped me to stand out in interviews and enabled me to secure a permanent role."

Dan Sherwood

"I’ve learnt that the best thing you can do is get your head down, work hard and put in the hours – it’s worth it."

Saffron Waller

Saffron Waller

"Everyone is really lovely and really encouraging. I’ve got good teachers – they’re nice people and they don’t talk down to students."

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